Brief Bio

Professor Marcel Niggli earned his doctoral degree (Ph.D.) and his Habilitation from the University of Zurich. He is a full Professor of criminal law and philosophy of law at the University of Fribourg and was previously dean of the law faculty. He has taught philosophy and sociology of law, criminology as well as criminal law, specifically business crimes. His research interests and publications include white collar crime, corporate criminal responsibility, but also racial discrimination and its criminal prosecution as well as the philosophy of language and pragmatism.

Courses taught at CTLS

  • Comparative Criminal Law: Sanctions, Criminal and Other (Spring 2015)
  • Rule of Law and International Relations (Fall 2015)
  • Selected Topics in Criminal Law: Comparative Perspectives (Spring 2015)